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Mary Poppins Family Matinee at the Aero Theatre

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 18, 2009

Julie Andrews is God's gift to nanny-dom as MARY POPPINS in this classic musical comedy/fantasy. When Poppins comes to work for the Banks family in their turn-of-the-20th-century London household, she uplifts everyone and brings magic to their lives. Dick Van Dyke is Bert, the good-natured chimney sweep and the great Jane Darwell, in her last screen appearance, plays the bird lady.

Animation Events

Animation Mentor Webinar

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 18, 2009

Save the date and plan to join free webinar on April 18 when eBook contributors and animators Wayne Gilbert and Keith Sintay share their professional knowledge, personal tips and answer questions from the audience. Gilbert, animation director and writer, has animated for films, television, and commercials and is the winner of two Clio Awards. In addition to working as an animator at major studios, he has also designed and taught classes for other animators at Disney, Industrial Light & Magic, and Electronic Arts.

Animated Events

NY Children's Film Fest Screenings: The Secret of Moonacre & Shorts for Tots

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 18, 2009

THE SECRET OF MOONACRE UK, Gabor Csupo, 2008, 97 min In English - recommended ages 5 to 12

Sat, April 18 at 1:00pm Sun, April 19 at 12:30pm Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street)

Show Events

FX International 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 17, 2009

Orlando -- FX Show, "The Coolest Show on Earth" just keeps getting bigger, as they continue to pull out the punches right up to the shows start this Friday--most recently announcing artist Mark Texeira as one of the "Guests of Honor" at their amazing convention April 17-19, 2009.

Events

The 42nd Annual WorldFest -- Houston International Film & Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 16, 2009

Entries open for the 42nd Annual WorldFest-Houston on August 15, 2008. The main entry deadline is December 15, 2008. The 42nd Annual WorldFest-Houston Dates are April 16-25, 2009.

Go to www.worldfest.org to see the subcategories for features, shorts, music videos, documentaries, student, experimental and new media.

Film Events

Nippon Connection Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 15, 2009

Japanese cinema returns to Frankfurt this spring. From April 15-19, Nippon Connection will feature fascinating and creative Japanese films for the ninth time. With over 150 short and feature films, ranging from experimental and animation films to blockbuster movies and documentaries, the festival includes many German and European premieres. Approximately 20 directors will present their films in person.

Events

Quay Brothers at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, April 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 13, 2009

The independent Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts has chosen animation luminaries the Quay Brothers as the recipients of the 2009 Coolidge Award. The prestigious award is given annually to a film artist or artists whose work advances the spirit of original and challenging cinema. Previous honorees are film producer Jeremny Thomas in 2008, film editor Thelma Schoonmaker in 2007, actress Meryl Street in 2006, Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro in 2005 and Chinese director Zhang Yimou in 2004.

Festival Events

Animate the World Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 4, 2009

Be recognized as a top animator. As part of their renowned Animate the World Festival, the Barbican is launching an Animator of the Year competition this year to recognize undiscovered talent in the U.K.

As a highly respected animation forum we'd appreciate your support in helping us to spread the word about this competition -- as well as perhaps entering yourself.

What's up for grabs:

Animator of the Year Winner: -- Winner's name and animation will be posted on the Barbican Animate the World website on Friday, April 3.

Festival Events

South Beach International Animation Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 2, 2009

The South Beach International Animation Festival is seeking submissions for this annual event. From April 2-5, 2009 the festival will screen world and U.S. animated films including student and professional works of all varieties. Categories include advertising, new media, "Toons After Dark" and "Boomers" for animators over 50 and doing animation for the first time.

Cartoons Events

Cartoons on the Bay 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: April 2, 2009

The 13th edition of Cartoons on the Bay, the International Television and Multimedia Animation Festival promoted by Rai and organized by RaiTrade in cooperation with RaiFiction and with the contribution of the Sistema Turistico Locale Terre di Portofino (Local Tourist System - Lands of Portofino), will be held from April 2-5 in the Tigullio Gulf of Italy for the first time.

Time Events

National Cherry Blossom Anime Marathon 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 28, 2009

On Saturday, March 28, 2009 the Freer Gallery hosts the seventh annual "National Cherry Blossom Anime Marathon" in cooperation with the Japan Information and Culture Center and Otakorp Inc. The day-long event, beginning at 11 a.m. in the Meyer Auditorium, features a costume show, exhibition and dancers courtesy of the DC Anime Club.

Special guest Frederik Schodt, author of the book MANGA! MANGA! THE WORLD OF JAPANESE COMICS, will also be in attendance.

Films to be shown are:

ANIMAL TREASURE ISLAND 11:30 a.m.

Events

Bang Zoom! Beginner's Level Voice Acting Workshop

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 28, 2009

Bang Zoom! will be holding a beginner's level Voice Acting Workshop on Saturday, March 28, 2009 in San Francisco. This is a unique opportunity to take the same course that is typically only offered at our studios in Los Angeles. They are limited to only 15 spots in this class, so act quickly to secure your spot.

Events

The Matrix 10th Anniversary Marathon

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 28, 2009

Saturday, March 28 - 5 p.m.

Ten years ago, with only an independent cult hit (BOUND) and a script for a Sylvester Stallone action flick (ASSASSINS) on their resume, brothers Larry and Andy Wachowski embarked on one of the most ambitious science fiction trilogies of all time. The MATRIX movies combined elements from varied genre classics and added a healthy dose of original thought to become a beloved (and heavily discussed and analyzed) series of contemporary entertainments.

Festival Events

Cortoons Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 25, 2009

Cortoons International Short Animated Film Festival is opening registrations for its sixth edition, that will be held March 25-29, 2009 at the Palladium Theatre in Rome, Italy.

The competition's five categories:

Italian Short Movie International Short Movie School Program VFX Videoclip

The festival is totally free and all techniques of animation accepted. The short films must have been created after January 1, 2007. Deadline: January 1, 2009.

Game Events

Game Developers Conference 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, March 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 23, 2009

The Game Developers Conference (GDC), returns in 2009 to the Moscone Center in San Francisco with world-class programming for the art, science and business of developing digital entertainment.

Comics Events

The Life & Art Of Will Eisner

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, March 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 23, 2009

On Monday, March 23, comics writer and critic Danny Fingeroth will give an illustrated presentation about the life, work, and influence of writer and artist Will Eisner.

Taking a tour through Eisner's life-in effect, a journey through comics history-the presentation will serve as an introduction to those who'd like to know more about how the graphic novel phenomenon (which has spawned hit comics-based movies like THE DARK KNIGHT and WATCHMEN), and will offer new insights for those who may already know the work of Eisner and his creative descendants.

International Events

Anima Basauri 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 20, 2009

Animabasauri5-Animabasque, Basauri-Bizkaia International Animated Film Festival's fifth edition will be held from March 20-27 in Basauri (Bizkaia). Numerous international feature and short films will take part in competitive and non-competitive sections and besides, a lot of activities will be organized such us animation workshops for adults and children, screenings for schools and other several events.

Festival Events

33rd Cleveland International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 19, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 19, 2009

The 33rd Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) will be held March 19-29, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The festival features two family film programs as well as several shorts programs that feature animation. Last year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences designated the CIFF as one of its qualifiers to the Academy Awards.

Animated short films to screen include TINY NATION from ILL Clan Animation Studios, CLOSED (Germany), MY HAPPY END (Germany), THE NEEDFUL HEAD (U.S.), POUND (U.S.), SLEEPING BETTY (Canada), ZOOLOGIC (U.S.) and ARTS DESIRE (U.S.).

Anime Events

Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 18, 2009

The Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 (TAF2009) will be held Wednesday, March 18 to Saturday, March 21 at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan.

The eighth anniversary of this event is one of the world's largest anime exhibitions. Featuring extensive programs, TAF has been drawing international attention as the leading anime festival.

Online pre-registration for buyers will start January 15, 2009 at http://www.tokyoanime.jp/en/. During the event, they offer business matching space for free of charge to assist buyers in finding new business opportunities.

Animation Events

What's Up Documentary? Animation in Non-Fiction Film

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 18, 2009

The Producers Guild of America New Media Council East presents a comprehensive session on the latest examples of animation in non-fiction filmmaking -- "What's Up, Documentary?" -- Wednesday evening, March 18, from 7-9 p.m., at the New School's Eugene Lang Auditorium, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor. A wine and cheese reception will follow the presentation.

Admission is free, but RSVP is required to rsvp@pga-ny.org.

Festival Events

Aubagne International Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, March 16, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 16, 2009

Aubagne International Film Festival supports the young cinematographic creation and musical creation related to picture. The festival has a feature and shorts competition. For features, the event screens first and second films of any genre that feature original music. For short films, the event screens first, second and third works running less than 30 minutes of any genre as long as the film presents original music or a particular treatment of the sound. For more information, visit www.cineaubagne.com.

Films Events

European Independent Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 13, 2009

The European Independent Film Festival (ECU) discovers, promotes and projects the best independent films from around the world every year at La Bibliotheque Nationale de France in Paris. This year's festival will take place March 13-15, 2009.

Festival Events

It Came From The 3d Dimension

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: March 13, 2009

Canada's first digital 3-D film festival is set for a classic movie house in Salmon Arm, British Columbia.

Askew's Foods and Pepsi are proud to present the world's largest digital 3-D film festival It Came From The 3d Dimension on the shores of the Shuswap Lake in the interior of British Columbia. The festival will feature 11 digital 3D films over a two-week period playing at the Salmar Classic Theatre, March 13-26, 2009.

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